High School: National top 200 local recruit and record-setting power-lifter from nearby Waco (Texas) High School... All-state defensive lineman played for head coaches Marty Herbst and Danny Ramsey at WHS... No. 158 overall national prospect on 247Sports.com's Top247 listing and No. 168 nationally on Rivals250 list... National position rankings among defensive tackles: No. 12 by Rivals.com, No. 12 by Scout.com, No. 12 by 247Sports.com, No. 13 (OG) by ESPN.com... Overall rank among Texas recruits: No. 18 by 247Sports.com, No. 18 by Austin American-Statesman's Fabulous 55, No. 23 by Rivals.com, No. 35 by ESPN.com and Waco Tribune-Herald (top 50)... Ranked fifth among in-state defensive tackles by Dave Campbell's Texas Football (first-team "All-Texas") and seventh by Dallas Morning News/SportsDay State Top 100... Led Waco to 9-4 record and 2012 DII regional quarterfinals as senior... Named first-team 2012 4A All-State and first-team 2012 All-District 8-4A lineman... Totaled 132 pancakes as senior... Also named first-team 2012 All-Super Centex and Super Centex Male Athlete of the Year by Waco Tribune-Herald... Helped Waco to 7-4 mark and 2011 DII bi-district finals as junior... Earned 2011 4A All-State honorable mention and first-team 2011 All-District 8-4A honors... Credited with 134 pancakes as junior... Named first-team 2011 All-Super Centex... Competed in power-lifting at WHS, broke 22-year-old Texas state meet record (previously owned by Mark Henry) with 2,010 pound effort (805 squat, 500 bench, 705 dead lift).
Personal: Son of Anthony and Sylvia Billings... Full name is Andrew Mitchell Billings... Born March 6, 1996, in Waco, Texas... Father played baseball at Paul Quinn... Mother ran track at Mary-Hardin Baylor... Major is pre-business.